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Delaware is a state on the Atlantic Coast in the Mid-Atlantic region of the United States. It is bordered to the south and west by Maryland, to the northeast by New Jersey, and to the north by Pennsylvania. See the fact file below for more information about the state of Delaware or download the comprehensive worksheet pack which can be utilised within the classroom or home environment.
- Delaware was the first of the 13 colonies to ratify the federal Constitution on December 7, 1787. It is the second smallest state in the country and one of the most densely populated with over 897,934 in 2010 comprising various ethnicity.
- Most of the state affairs are located in Dover, the capital city. It is nicknamed as The First State or The Diamond State. The First State as the first to ratify the federal constitution and latter as coined by Thomas Jefferson being the jewel of all the states. The state and its people are guided by their state motto “Liberty and Independence”.
- It was Henry Hudson who was credited with Delaware’s discovery in 1609 while sailing under the Dutch flag. Then, Capt. Samuel Argall of Virginia named Delaware for his colony’s governor, Thomas West, Baron De La Warr. Wherein the first European settlement took place in Delaware Valley on 1638 which contributed to the building of old churches.
- Many colonial settlers or migrants of Delaware came from Maryland and Virginia. Their economies were mainly based on tobacco production and were increasingly dependent on slave labor for its cultivation.
- Today, the state is well known in producing poultry goods, nursery stock, soybeans, dairy products, corn, paper goods, chemical products, processed foods, rubber, plastic products.
- Some of the famous Delawareans are Henry DuPont (industrialist), Thomas F. Bayard (lawyer and politician), Valerie Bertinelli (actress), Henry Heimlich (surgeon), and William Julius Johnson (basketball player).
Key Statistical Information On Delaware
Became a State
Dec. 1, 1787 (1st)
Mid-Atlantic region of the United States
2,390 sq. miles (49th)
Wilmington, Delaware City, Dover, Milford, Greenville, New Castle
poultry, nursery stock, soybeans, dairy products, corn, paper goods, chemical products, processed foods, rubber, plastic products
transitional zone between a humid subtropical climate and continental climate
averages 44 inches
Professional Sports Teams
no professional sports teams
Atlantic Ocean, Intracostal Waterway, Delaware River
Most Famous Citizens
Henry DuPont (industrialist)
Thomas F. Bayard (lawyer and politician)
Valerie Bertinelli (actress)
Henry Heimlich (surgeon)
William Julius Johnson (basketball player)
Bird – Blue Hen Chicken
Flower – Peach Blossom
Tree – American Holly
Insect – Ladybug
The State Of Delaware Worksheets
This bundle includes 11 ready-to-use Amazon River worksheets that are perfect for students to learn about Delaware which is a state on the Atlantic Coast in the Mid-Atlantic region of the United States. It is bordered to the south and west by Maryland, to the northeast by New Jersey, and to the north by Pennsylvania.
This download includes the following worksheets:
- Delaware Facts
- Since 1609
- Today in Politics
- Who’s from Delaware?
- The State Flag
- Symbols and Meanings
- City Search
- American Revolution in Delaware
- Picture Analysis
- Our Delaware Song
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